Maldives confers highest honour on PM Modi

Maldives confers highest honour on PM Modi

🕔21:55, 8.Jun 2019

Male, June 8 (IANS) Maldives on Saturday conferred its highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries — Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen — on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The award was conferred by Maldives President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih at

Read Full Article
Monsoon has hit Kerala coast: IMD

Monsoon has hit Kerala coast: IMD

🕔15:12, 8.Jun 2019

Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Monsoon has hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, after a delay of one week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. The state’s coastal regions have been experiencing downpours since early Saturday morning, which are set

Read Full Article
Oil prices rise amid falling US oil rig count

Oil prices rise amid falling US oil rig count

🕔07:37, 8.Jun 2019

New York, June 8  Oil prices went up on Friday, as US oil rig count fell sharply this week, easing concerns there would be a potential supply glut and Saudi Arabia called for oil production cut extension. The number of

Read Full Article
RBI slaps Rs 2 cr penalty on Kotak Mahindra Bank

RBI slaps Rs 2 cr penalty on Kotak Mahindra Bank

🕔07:33, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs 2 crore on Kotak Mahindra Bank for not complying with the central bank’s directions to furnish details of its promoter shareholding. The bank was

Read Full Article
SBI to offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1

SBI to offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1

🕔07:32, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said it would offer repo rate-linked home loans from July 1, 2019. It also announced the reduce interest rate on cash credit account and over draft customers with limits

Read Full Article
Himachal CM invites Modi for global investors’ summit

Himachal CM invites Modi for global investors’ summit

🕔07:28, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and invited him for inaugurating the global investors’ summit to held in the state in September. The Chief Minister also

Read Full Article
Pakistan PM writes to Modi, offers talks

Pakistan PM writes to Modi, offers talks

🕔07:27, 8.Jun 2019

Islamabad, June 8  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday wrote a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi offering dialogue to reconcilable problems. In a letter to Modi congratulating him on his second term as the Prime Minister, Khan

Read Full Article
Mumbai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary of ‘zero accident’ service

Mumbai Metro celebrates 5th anniversary of ‘zero accident’ service

🕔07:26, 8.Jun 2019

Mumbai, June 8  The Reliance Infratructure-promoted Mumbai Metro One celebrates completion of a milestone five years of accident-free service to Mumbaikars, an official said here on Friday. Since its inauguration on June 8, 2014, the Mumbai Metro has clocked 99.9

Read Full Article
Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

🕔07:25, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka would further strengthen India’s cordial ties with the maritime neighbours. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he will

Read Full Article
Jaishankar reaches Bhutan, meets PM Tshering

Jaishankar reaches Bhutan, meets PM Tshering

🕔07:21, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who is on a two-day visit to Bhutan, met Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Friday and discussed bilateral relations between the two neighbouring countries. This is Jaishankar’s first foreign trip after

Read Full Article
HRD Minister calls meet with the states on draft policy

HRD Minister calls meet with the states on draft policy

🕔07:17, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  In a bid to fine-tune the draft National Education Policy (NEP), Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has called a meeting with the education ministers of the states on June 22. The meeting will deliberate on

Read Full Article
Rajnath reviews meet on defence procurement

Rajnath reviews meet on defence procurement

🕔07:15, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting of senior officers of Defence Ministry to review operational matters and procurement issues of the armed forces. An official release said he discussed important revenue procurement cases regarding

Read Full Article
Cash deeply embedded in payment systems in India: RBI

Cash deeply embedded in payment systems in India: RBI

🕔07:05, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Despite a large growth in digital payments after demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in 2016, cash is “deeply embedded” in the payment system in India, according to a new report from the Reserve

Read Full Article
New model to build silos for foodgrain storage: Paswan

New model to build silos for foodgrain storage: Paswan

🕔07:00, 8.Jun 2019

New Delhi, June 8  Union Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that a new model will be created to expedite construction of silos of 100 lakh tonne capacity to plug foodgrain wastage and check corruption in the

Read Full Article